A Memorial to

Elizabeth Lee

January 9, 1929 - December 1, 2016


My mom, Elizabeth Lee, passed away on December 1, 2016.

Here, under construction, is a Web memorial for her.


Mom with her family on her 84th birthday on Maui

Mom and Dad when they first met, in a production of “The Snob” by Carl Sternheim with the Oakland Community Players, February 4, 1953. My dad, Roger Altenberg, directed the play, Mom auditioned, and he cast her.

Farewell Mom ...

Daylight, I must wait for the sunrise
I must think of a new life
And I mustn’t give in
When the dawn comes tonight will be a memory too
And a new day will begin
— “Memory” from Cats by Trevor Nunn and Andrew Lloyd Webber,
which Mom used in teaching her “After-Forty Dancercise” classes
at the Port Hueneme Cultural Center

Elizabeth Lee's appearance in a May 1953 Chevron advertisement